Numerical study of filament suspensions at finite inertia

@article{AlizadBanaei2020NumericalSO,
  title={Numerical study of filament suspensions at finite inertia},
  author={Arash Alizad Banaei and Marco Edoardo Rosti and Luca Brandt},
  journal={Journal of Fluid Mechanics},
  year={2020},
  volume={882}
}
We present a numerical study on the rheology of semi-dilute and concentrated filament suspensions of different bending stiffness and Reynolds number, with the immersed boundary method used to couple the fluid and solid. The filaments are considered as one-dimensional inextensible slender bodies with fixed aspect ratio, obeying the Euler–Bernoulli beam equation. To understand the global suspension behaviour we relate it to the filament microstructure, deformation and elastic energy and examine… 

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